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Joe Watson Legacy Fund to launch

The Guild is delighted to announce that the Joe Watson Legacy Fund will be inviting applications for the award of grants imminently. Established in the memory of the late Joe Watson, a former Guild chairman and highly regarded Scottish agri-…


Joe Watson Memorial Apprenticeship announced

The Press & Journal has announced the creation of the Joe Watson Memorial Apprenticeship as part of the newspaper's Apprentice 100 campaign. The opportunity to work for the paper is being offered in memory of their late farming editor and…


NFU Scotland honour for the late Joe Watson

The late Joe Watson, a former chairman of the Guild and agricultural editor at the Press & Journal, has been named as the recipient of NFU Scotland’s prestigious Ambassador Award. The honour recognises those who have excelled at representing…


Joe Watson and Press & Journal win 2014 Stuart Seaton Award

The Stuart Seaton Award was won for the second successive year and for the third time by the Press & Journal and its farming editor, the late Joe Watson, in 2014. The award was made for the Aberdeen-based newspaper's daily coverage of…


Charity event in Joe Watson's memory

Hundreds of farmers in north-east Scotland turned out for a special charity event in memory of Guild member Joe Watson, who died in March, reports his successor on the Press & Journal farming desk, fellow Guild member Gemma Mackenzie. Members…


Obituary: Joe Watson

Tributes have been paid by Members of the Guild and the world-wide agricultural journalists' community to Joe Watson, who died suddenly on the evening of Thursday, March 6. He was 43. A former chairman of the Guild and currently the organisation'…


Joe Watson wins 2013 Stuart Seaton Award

One of the judges of this year's Stuart Seaton Award for farming coverage in a regional newspaper describes the winner as "an assured writer who writes with authority for his audience; his leader on Tesco shows real understanding of the subject…


Joe Watson wins 2009 Stuart Seaton Award

The Guild's Stuart Seaton Award for regional papers and their agricultural / rural journalists was presented at the AgriLIVE Smithfield event. The award was open to non-members of the Guild for the frst time to give regional correspondents the…



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